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Vita Vea

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Buccaneers, DT Age: 26-13d Exp: 3 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2018 College: Washington Agent(s): Collin Roberts, Cameron Foster (Reign Sports)

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  • Current Contract

    Vita Vea signed a 4 year, $14,824,238 contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, including a $8,861,264 signing bonus, $14,824,238 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,706,060. In 2021, Vea will earn a base salary of $2,501,487, while carrying a cap hit of $4,716,803 and a dead cap value of $4,716,803.

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $14,824,238
    Signing Bonus $8,861,264
    Average Salary $3,706,060
    Total Guarantees $14,824,238
    Guaranteed at Signing $14,824,238
    Free Agent: 2023 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2018 Contract details by year 23 $480,000 $2,215,316 $2,695,316 $14,824,238 $9,341,264($9,341,264)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $14,824,238 2018 Cap Savings: $-12,128,922 Pre-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $8,861,264 2018 Cap Savings: $-6,165,948 Post-6/1 Release 2018 Dead Cap: $8,178,290 2019 Dead Cap: $6,645,948 2018 Cap Savings: $-5,482,974 Post-6/1 Trade 2018 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2019 Dead Cap: $6,645,948 2018 Cap Savings: $480,000
    2019 Contract details by year 24 $1,153,829 $2,215,316 $3,369,145 $12,128,922 $1,153,829($10,495,093)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $12,128,922 2019 Cap Savings: $-8,759,777 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $6,645,948 2019 Cap Savings: $-3,276,803 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $7,698,290 2020 Dead Cap: $4,430,632 2019 Cap Savings: $-4,329,145 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2020 Dead Cap: $4,430,632 2019 Cap Savings: $1,153,829
    2020 Contract details by year 25 $1,827,658 $2,215,316 $4,042,974 $8,759,777 $1,827,658($12,322,751)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $8,759,777 2020 Cap Savings: $-4,716,803 Pre-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $4,430,632 2020 Cap Savings: $-387,658 Post-6/1 Release 2020 Dead Cap: $6,544,461 2021 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2020 Cap Savings: $-2,501,487 Post-6/1 Trade 2020 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2021 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2020 Cap Savings: $1,827,658
    2021 Contract details by year 26 $2,501,487 $2,215,316 $4,716,803 $4,716,803 $2,501,487($14,824,238)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,716,803 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2021 Cap Savings: $2,501,487 Post-6/1 Release 2021 Dead Cap: $4,716,803 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2021 Dead Cap: $2,215,316 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2021 Cap Savings: $2,501,487
    2022 Contract details by year 27 $7,638,000 - $7,638,000 $7,638,000 $7,638,000($22,462,238)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $7,638,000 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Pre-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,638,000 Post-6/1 Release 2022 Dead Cap: $7,638,000 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $0 Post-6/1 Trade 2022 Dead Cap: $0 2023 Dead Cap: $0 2022 Cap Savings: $7,638,000
    2023 Free Agent Year 28 UFA  
    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.
  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Awards Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $480,000 $8,861,264 - - - - - $9,341,264
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $1,153,829 - - - - - - $1,153,829
    2020 Player Cash Earnings $1,827,658 - - - - - - $1,827,658
    3 seasons $3,461,487 $8,861,264 - - - - - $12,322,751
    2021 Player Cash Earnings $2,501,487 - - - - - - $2,501,487
    2022 Player Cash Earnings $7,638,000 - - - - - - $7,638,000
    $13,600,974 $8,861,264 - - - - - $22,462,238
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,461,487 $8,861,264 - - - - - $12,322,751
  • Transactions

    Apr 26 2021Tampa Bay (TB) exercised a $7.6 million option for 2022
    May 24 2018Signed a 4 year $14.8 million contract with Tampa Bay (TB)
    Apr 26 2018Drafted by Tampa Bay (TB): Round 1 (#12 overall)
  • 2021 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Vita Vea ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

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    Total Cash ($0) Rank
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Sacks Tackles Solo Tackles Ast Tackles FF INT
    2020 TB 5 5 5 223 22.3 2 10 6 4
    2019 TB 16 16 16 769 66.0 2.5 35 19 16
    2018 TB 13 13 8 492 47.0 3 28 21 7
    Totals 34 34 29 1,484 - 8 73 46 27 0 0